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Necrotizing Fasciitis

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Necrotizing Fasciitis from Wounds Posted 11/25/2002 Jennifer T. Trent, MD, Robert S. Kirsner, MD Abstract Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a rare, life-threatening infection resulting in necrosis of the skin, subcutaneous tissue, and fascia. Mortality rates have been noted as high as 73 percent. Certain conditions can predispose patients to NF, such as diabetes mellitus, immunosuppressive...
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Necrotizing Fasciitis

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E-Medicine 2005 Necrotizing Fasciitis Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH, Professor and Head, Dermatology, Professor of Pathology, Pediatrics, Medicine, and Preventive Medicine and Community Health, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School Coauthor(s): Rajendra Kapila, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, UMDNJ, New Jersey Medical School Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is an insidiously advancing soft tissue infection characterized...
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Necrotizing Fasciitis

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Surgery in Africa Article Necrotizing Fasciitis While cellulitis and pyomyositis can be treated with reasonable success and low mortality rates, this is not the case for necrotizing soft tissue infections (NSTI). Here mortality rates range from 30-70% and have not decreased significantly despite modern therapy. (40) Reports from Singapore (41), India (42)...
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Necrotizing Fasciitis

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Necrotizing Fasciitis from Wounds Posted 11/25/2002 Jennifer T. Trent, MD, Robert S. Kirsner, MD Abstract Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a rare, life-threatening infection resulting in necrosis of the skin, subcutaneous tissue, and fascia. Mortality rates have been noted as high as 73 percent. Certain conditions can predispose patients to NF, such as diabetes mellitus, immunosuppressive...
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Necrotizing Fasciitis eMedicine Emergency

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E-Medicine 2005 Necrotizing Fasciitis Michael Maynor, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Hyperbaric/Emergency Medicine, Louisiana State University School of Medicine For more than a century, many authors have described soft tissue infections. Their occurrence has been on the rise because of an increase in immunocompromised patients with diabetes mellitus, cancer, alcoholism, vascular insufficiencies,...
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Necrotizing Fasciitis From Apophysomyces Elegans Infection Following Trauma

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Necrotizing Fasciitis From Apophysomyces elegans Infection Following Trauma from Infections in Medicine Posted 08/08/2002 Lorraine M. Dowdy, DO, Jose G. Castro, MD, Carlos Duchesne, MD, Timothy Cleary, MD Abstract Following a motorcycle accident, a 29-year-old man had fixation of a femoral fracture with an intramedullary rod. After he was discharged, the wound deteriorated rapidly...
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Necrotizing Fasciitis Of The Upper Extremity

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Necrotizing Fasciitis of the Upper Extremity Resulting From a Water Moccasin Bite from Southern Medical Journal Posted 12/30/2002 Michael F. Angel, MD, Feng Zhang, MD, PhD, Matthew Jones, BS, James Henderson, MD, Stanley W. Chapman, MD Abstract and Introduction Abstract Aeromonas hydrophila infection has been described as the cause of necrotizing fasciitis in patients with...
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Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections

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Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections: A Guide to Early Diagnosis and Initial Therapy Posted 10/15/2003 South Med J 96(9):900-905, 2003. James A. Majeski, MD, PHD, Joseph F. John Jr., MD
Abstract and Introduction Abstract Necrotizing skin and soft tissue infections are caused by many different bacteria, are frequently polymicrobial, and may have a...
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Osteomyelitis And Mrsa

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from Medscape Critical Care Osteomyelitis and MRSA? Question What are the antibiotics of choice for treatment of chronic bone infection with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)? Response from Greg S. Martin, MD Assistant Professor, Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine; Director, Emory Pulmonary Clinic, Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia The treatment...
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Rapidly Progressive Necrotising Fasciitis Following A Stonefish Sting

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Rapidly progressive necrotising fasciitis following a stonefish sting: report of two cases Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2006; 14(1): 67-70 (full text
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Role And Effectiveness Of Adjunctive Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy In The Management Of Musculoskeletal Disorders

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The role and effectiveness of adjunctive hyperbaric oxygen therapy in the management of musculoskeletal disorders. Wang J, Li F, Calhoun JH, Mader JT Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555-1115, USA. The management of musculoskeletal disorders is an increasing challenge to clinicians. Successful treatment relies on...
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Salmonella Osteomyelitis

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Salmonella Osteomyelitis in an otherwise healthy adult male - successful management with conservative treatment: a case report
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Salvage Of Limb And Function In Necrotizing Fasciitis Of The Hand

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Salvage of Limb and Function in Necrotizing Fasciitis of the Hand: Role of Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment and Free Muscle Flap Coverage
South Med J 95(2):255-257, 2002 James C. Yuen, MD, Zuliang Feng, MD Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Arkansas
Abstract We report a case of necrotizing fasciitis of the hand...
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Severe Necrotising Soft Tissue Infections In Orthopaedic Surgery

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Severe necrotising soft tissue infections in orthopaedic surgery Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery10(2):108–13 JC Theis, J Rietveld, T Danesh-Clough Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dunedin School of Medicine, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand PURPOSE. To review all cases of necrotising infection managed in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery of Dunedin Hospital in New...
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